Uran back in contention at the Giro d’Italia as long time trial looms

Rigoberto Uran (Etixx-Quickstep) seemed to have slipped out of overall contention at the Giro d'Italia after being hampered by illness and crashes in the first part of the three-week race. But after avoiding the crash that cost Alberto Contador and Richie Porte time in the final kilometres of Friday's stage to Jesolo, he is now back with a chance of securing at least a place on the podium for a third consecutive year.

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Stephen Farrand
Head of News

Stephen is the most experienced member of the Cyclingnews team, having reported on professional cycling since 1994. He has been Head of News at Cyclingnews since 2022, before which he held the position of European editor since 2012 and previously worked for Reuters, Shift Active Media, and CyclingWeekly, among other publications.